Purchasing Coordinator

Farmingdale, NJ

Post Date: 05/31/2018 Job ID: 21274 Industry: Manufacturing Pay Rate: $19 - $21.75 HR

Our client in Farmingdale is a leading lubricant manufacturer and they are seeking an experienced Purchasing  Coordinator for the requisition, purchasing, and optimization of raw material supplies.

 Essential Job Functions:

  • Establish/maintain the appropriate stocking levels of products and services for toll processing and certain private label customers
  • Coordinate vendor managed off­-site raw materials at approved suppliers
  • Responsible for performing all duties related to purchase order entries, post-entry tracking and will coordinate with vendors to maintain knowledge on all products and delivery schedules
  • Coordinate with other departments to ensure production scheduling, production planning, SAP MRP, inventory and purchasing activities are aligned
  • Responsible for gathering information on safety stocks and getting them in SAP to ensure that MRP gives accurate ordering data for all raw materials
  • Produce purchase order requisitions as needed within SAP
  • Coordinate Raw Material loads with the Receiving Department and shipping calendar
  • Help ensure that all cut off deadlines are met at month end
  • Responsible for sending out New Supplier Set up forms to new vendors and sending them to Corporate Purchasing
  • Pull, analyze, and report purchasing/inventory/usage data as needed from SAP.
  • Assist in reviewing MRP for orders that need to be placed
  • Maintain new vendor files for ISO procedures
  • Assists Purchasing Supervisor with other duties/projects as needed 

Ideal Candidate Will Possess The Following: 

  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience in (or a combination of) purchasing, production scheduling, production planning, inventory or other relevant areas
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with changing concrete variables with limited supervision
  • Experience with MS Office, including Word and Excel required
  • Knowledge and experience with ERP systems, JD Edwards and/or SAP required
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with internal and external customers
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent multi-tasking, organization skills, and PC skills

 Pay Rate: $19 - $21.75 HR

Job Type: Temp-To-Hire

Hours of Availability:  Monday – Friday, 8A-4:30P

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